Charter Communications

Who’s going to be getting all up in your used-to-be-private internet history?

Who’s going to be getting all up in your used-to-be-private internet history?

On Tuesday, the U.S. House voted to repeal privacy regulations that would have required internet service providers to obtain consent before sharing the personal data of customers. The Senate previously had approved the resolution. As soon as President Donald Trump signs off, broadband providers like Comcast, Charter Communications and Verizon Communications will be free to intercept, track and sell the contents of everything we do on the internet. Cool, I look forward to purchasing the browser histories of the congressmen who voted in favor of repeal.

Broadband providers argue that if companies like Google and Facebook can profit off the collection of consumer data, they should be...

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